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Cocculus carolinus

Cocculus carolinus (L.) DC.

Carolina Snailseed, Carolina Coralbead, Carolina Moonseed, Red Berried Moonseed, Carolina Red Berried Moonseed

Menispermaceae (Moonseed Family)

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)

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Specimen & Label Data

Cocculus carolinus

Moon-seed Vine, Snailseed


Location: 30 m E of Tobin Estate front gate & on N side of the East-West Path--Oakwell Farms.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Well shaded in a line of trees/shrubs of an old fence. Normal moisture. Alkaline soil, moderated by humus.

Description: Stiff vine, climbing to 3 m. Leaves deltoid to hastately lobed, mucronate to 6 cm long x 7 cm wide, petiolate. Flowers in axillary panicles, greenish, unisexual. Fruit not present.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Jul 26, 1987
Specimen number: 270

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0523
Accession Date: Aug 24, 1993
Accession Number: 40

Annotations: SCXXB

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